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Wrestling gears up for MAC Championships

By Zack Thompson | March 5, 2014

Wrestling is headed to Kent State for the MAC Championships Saturday and Sunday in Kent, Ohio.The Huskies (7-11, 2-6 MAC) will have two wrestlers ranked in the top three of their respective weight classes.Redshirt freshman Shawn Scott earned the third...

Senior Rob Jillard grapples his Cleveland State opponent Dec. 5.

Wrestling prepared for Mizzou

By Steve Shonder | January 22, 2014

Wrestling will face another tough meet when undefeated Missouri comes to DeKalb this weekend.The Huskies (6-7, 1-3 MAC) will take on the Tigers (4-0, 2-0 MAC) at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Convocation Center. The Tigers have been on a hot streak lately with...

Wrestling gets first road and MAC wins

By Frank Gogola | January 20, 2014

Wrestling (6-7, 1-3 MAC) won two of its three duals this weekend after heading in with only four wins in its first 10 duals.The Huskies earned their first road win and their first conference win when they defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-4, 1-1...

Wrestling can’t beat Ohio

By Frank Gogola | January 12, 2014

Wrestling (4-6, 0-3 MAC) failed to win its first conference dual this season and suffered its sixth straight loss to the Ohio Bobcats (5-1, 1-1 MAC) Friday when it traveled to Athens, Ohio.The Huskies found themselves in an 18-0 hole after the first five...

Freshmen make name for themselves on wrestling mats

By Mike Romor | November 7, 2012

Freshmen are not known to have immediate success at the college level. For NIU wrestling, however, freshmen have been making names for themselves early on this season. After five true freshmen won matches at the opening wrestle-offs, coach Ryan Ludwig...

Promising new recruits for wrestling team

By Mike Buda | December 5, 2010

New recruits can either set up a program for success or set it back for a year. The NIU wrestling team announced its recruiting class for the 2011-2012 season with six successful signees. NIU head coach Dave Grant is in his fifteenth and final season...

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